Construction industry

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The Ethical Construction Collection aims to inform corporate social responsibility within the construction industry, providing access to resources advising on ethical procurement, equity and diversity, code of conduct, training and education and culture.
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Lean construction is the creation of value through the elimination of waste. This collection contains informative resources related to various aspects of lean construction.
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Improving consumer confidence: research report on serious defects in recently completed strata buildings across New South Wales

The purpose of the report is to produce clear data on the problem of serious building defects in Class 2 residential apartment buildings in NSW. The report finds that 39% of strata buildings have experienced serious defects in the common property.
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The COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on building system actors

The purpose of this research is to provide insights to help the New Zealand building sector address the disruptions created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, MBIE wanted to understand the impacts across performance, people, processes and products and the resulting implications on social, environmental and...
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Construct NSW: digitalisation of construction

The purpose of the report is to determine how 'digital ready' the construction industry is to meet the opportunities of the digital future.
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Building confidence: improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia

This report was commissioned in 2017 by the Building Ministers’ Forum (BMF) to assess the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia and to examine a range of issues outlined in comprehensive terms of reference for their work...
Technical report

Health and safety management using building information modelling: phase two report

The research 'Work Health and Safety Management using Building Information Modelling' is a four-phase study aiming to examine the opportunities to achieve WHS objectives through the application of BIM in major construction projects. This technical report presents the outcomes of Phase 2, including the results...
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Work-life experiences of women in the construction industry: a case of women in Lagos Mainland, Nigeria

Despite calls for a more pluralistic and inclusive workforce, the construction industry remains male-dominated, thereby limiting its growth potentials. The study examined the effects of workload on family expectations intending to support initiatives on gender equality and equity that will improve working conditions in the...
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Exploring the factors triggering occupational ethics risk of technology transaction in Chinese construction industry

The technology transaction, like any other, is not immune to unethical occupational behavior. This study aims to investigate the source of occupational ethics risk during technology transaction in the Chinese construction industry.
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Corporate behavior: an exploratory study of the Brazilian tax management from a corporate social responsibility perspective

The purpose of this article is to analyse financial and social responsibility information disclosed by the five main Brazilian construction companies that are being investigated in Brazil’s Operation Car Wash because of inappropriate behaviour.